Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House & Learning Centre Inc

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Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9.00am to 4.00pm

Closed public holidays and weekends.

Contact Us

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2 Cox Street, Warracknabeal, VICTORIA 3393
Phone (03) 5396 1360 Fax (03) 5394 1103                                                                                                                                                                    
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Courses & Programs

Expressions of interest are welcomed.  Ideas for programs and courses to be developed will be considered.

We would love to hear from any trainers or tutors who may wish to share their skills with the community.

Please visit our Events Calendar page for more information on upcoming courses.

Upcoming Courses & Programs..... 


Free Youth Allowance Seminar

Presented by Simmons Advisory Service from Horsham.

Do you have a family member undertaking studies at Year 11 or 12 who is intending to go on to Tertiary studies? Are you a current tertiary student? We are the Youth Allowance experts having helped over 1000 students navigate the Centrelink maze of Youth Allowance. Independent vs dependent, bachelor vs diploma, on campus vs off campus? The decisions continue.

Please RSVP by Monday September 13th, 2021. Call 5396 1360 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date: Wednesday September 15th, 2021

Time: 7.30pm - 9.00pm

Cost: FREE


Community information Sessions

Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House will be running a series of commuity information sessions this year, presented by Brian Basham of GWM Clinical Hypnotherapu, Coaching dna Counselling. All sessions are open to the general public.

Next session Being a Single Parent. Tuesday August 10.

Please RSVP by the Monday before each session. Call 5396 1360 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Food Safety Handler - SITXFSA001, HLTFSE001

Training and assessment by CFT International RTO 21120

Food hygiene awareness is a requirement for all persons handling, preparing and storing food in workplace or volunteer positions.

Dates: Friday August 20th 2021

Time: 10am-2pm

Cost: $100 payment required on enrolment.

Hard copy training material available. Training delivered with the support of Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House.

Please enrol and pay by the Wednesday before your chosen class. i.e. August 18th 2021.


Provide First Aid & CPR - HLTAID003

All Accredited First Aid Training is offered by Rich River First Aid, RTO 40990. Training and assessment conducted by Casey Kosch First Aid Training under Rich River First Aid responsibility and direction.

Date: Monday September 6th, 2021.

Time: CPR 8.00am - 10.00am

Time: Full First Aid, 11.00am - 5.00pm.

Cost: $190 or $90 CPR only.

Location: Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House, 2 Cox St.

Enrolment and payment please by Monday 30 August, 2021 to confirm your place and assist with finalising numbers. Please call 5396 1360 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There is some online pre course training for all full Provide First Aid participants that needs to be completed before the course on Monday September 6th, 2021. This will be emailed to you by Casey Kosch after enrolment. Payment options provided on enrolment.

A Unique Student Identifier is required for this course, information on how to obtain a USI can be found in the Forms tab. Photo identification is required with your enrolment or on the day.

Please contact us and provide your name, phone number and email and USI so an online enrolment invitation can be sent to you. Strictly limited places available.


Responsible Service of Alcohol

Training and assessments conducted by CFT International RTO21120

Accredited with the VCGLR and is essential for anyone working where alcohol is sold.

Cost: $50

Online training.

Please copy and paste this link https://au.bsnapps.com/cft/CheckoutCourseScope.action?courseScope.id=3377052&employer.id=16682 into your web browser and Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House will receive a small commission from CFT for your enrolment.

Face to face class available for groups of 10+, please contact the centre for enquiries.

Training can be delivered online via Zoom. Workbooks and assessments will be emailed to you.

Enquiries and enrolments please contact Warrracknabeal Neighbourhood House on 5396 1360 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Work Skills

Learn skills to assist your search for work. Includes: Resumes, Personal Presentation, Interview Skills and Budgeting.

Dates and time on appointment. Please contact the centre to organise a time.

Cost: $20 or Concession- Free

Bookings and enrolment forms to be completed before course commencement. Payment required to guarantee your place.


Local Learners

If you want to obtain your Learner Drivers Permit, but need some help to develop better understanding of rules, questions and test requirements?

This programme will put you on the right road and steer you towards achieving your goal. 

Cost: $60 or Concession- Free

Please contact the Centre to organise a time.


Budgeting Basics

Where does your money go? Do you have any savings? Our short Budgeting Basics program will give you the knowledge to effectively manage you day-to-day finances.

Date: By appointment.

Time: By appointment.

Cost: $60 or Concession - Free

Modern laptop computers provided. Enrolments and payment required before first session.

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ZOOM Digital Communications

Stay connected online with work, family, friends and groups by learning how to use Zoom. Learn how to create an account, join and start meetings as well as some of the different tools available on the Zoom digital communication platform.

Date: By appointment.

Time: By appointment.

Cost: $20 or Concession- Free.

Enrolment and payment before first session.


Basic Computers One-On-One

Need specific, perdonally tailored basic computer training? Please contact the centre to arrange a time to talk through your needs and book a one-on-one appropriate time.

Cost: $20 per hour

Date and time to be arranged.


Facebook for Beginners

Learn how to create your own personal Facebook account, keep your information secure, how to find friends, upload photos and more.

Date: Monday 9 August, 2021.

Time: 10am - 12pm.

Cost: Free

We encourage you to bring your own device or we can provide modern laptop computers.


Barista Training

One day pre-accredited course. Learn how to make espresso coffees, froth milk, clean machines and grind beans. Online pre-course training provided with individual in class practical skills assessment provided.

Date: Wednesday September 8th, 2021

Time: 10am - 2pm

Cost: $50 or $25 concession

Please enrol and pay by Monday September 6th. Learn Local training provided by Helen Dillon from Beulah Bic.


Kids Afternoon Movie

Movies will be G or PG rated.

Date: Monday August 30th and Monday September 13th, 2021

Time: 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Cost: FREE

Please RSVP by 12pm on the day. BYO pillows, blankets and snacks. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.


YOGA with Susan Martin    

Come and experience the health benefits of Yoga.

For Experienced Participants

Experienced Class:

Date: Tuesday's, 5 Weeks: July 13th - August 10th, 2021

Date: Tuesday's, 5 Weeks: August 17th - Sept 14th, 2021

Time: Level 2 Yoga: 5.15pm - 6.30pm. Level 1 Yoga: 6.45pm - 8pm

These classes are for people who have practiced yoga before.

Cost: $15 casual or $60 per 5 week block.

Please bring a thick blanket, yoga mat if you have one and water. Please fast for 2 hours before the class Disclaimer and Personal History forms required.

Payment and enrolment prior to first session please. Bookings with Neighbourhood House. 03 5396 1360


French Language classes > Votre prof Ginny Clark

Weekly French conversation classes for those who (might) enjoy hearing, speaking, reading, a little writing or even singing and discovering the French culture.

Tuition fees are based on an hourly rate, e.g. 6 one hour sessions for $60 (based on a minimum of 3 participnts)

Classes at beginner, intermediat and advanced levels available. Class days and times are flexible to suit the participants as much as possible.

Bookings and enquiries to the Warracknabeal Neighbourhood House on 5396 1360 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Writer's Group             

When: First Thursday of every month

Time: 10.00am

Cost: $2

Passionate about writing and wanting a forum to share your work with others.  Come along and join the friendly and supportive Writer's Group.